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Flying winger Arjen Robben made his debut for the Netherlands senior team as a teenager. Robben was just 19 when he played his first game against Portugal in April 2003. He would go on to enjoy a 14-year career with the Netherlands senior team until he called time on his international career in 2017.

Arjen Robben was part of a major tournament in the colours of the Dutch senior team for the first time at the Euro 2004 tournament. The winger was part of the 23-man Dutch team named by manager Dick Advocaat to the tournament hosted by Portugal. Robben made the squad alongside fellow young players such as defender John Heitinga and playmaker Wesley Sneijder. Read more »


Arjen Robben got his big break as a professional footballer while he was with Groningen in the Dutch league. The winger came through the youth teams at Groningen before making his debut towards the end of 2000. Robben was added to the first-team squad at Groningen by manager Jan van Dijk just before the away game against FC Twente in the league in November 2000, but he didn’t feature until the following month.

Dutchman Arjen Robben played for the Groningen first team for the first time during the league game with RKC Waalwijk on December 3, 2000. He played the final eleven (11) minutes after coming on as a substitute for the injured Leonardo dos Santos. His impressive performances ensured that he became a regular in the Groningen first team.  Robben scored two goals in 18 starts for Groningen during his breakout season. He was subsequently named the best player at the club at the end of his breakout season. It was a sweet reward for him at the end of his first season with the Groningen first team.
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Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi has set a new record for the youngest player to get to ten assists in the Premier League beating the previous record held by Dutchman Arjen Robben. England international Hudson-Odoi became the youngest Chelsea player to reach ten assists when he won a penalty during the away win over Aston Villa. He won the spot kick after a foul on him from Villa right-back Matty Cash and Italian midfielder Jorginho made no mistake in drawing the Blues level towards the end of the first half from the resulting penalty after Villa had taken the lead courtesy a Reece James own goal off the cross from Villa left-back Matt Targett.

Newly capped Poland international Cash made a big mistake in bringing down 21-year-old Hudson-Odoi while trying to win the ball during the Boxing Day clash. It was a pivotal moment in the game as it gave the Blues a route back into the game.
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North London giants Arsenal are reportedly considering a swap deal for Juventus attacker DejanKulusevski who has been compared with Dutchman Arjen Robben.

Arjen Robben was known as the flying Dutchman at his peak and he was considered as the best right-footed winger during that time. Swedish national team star Kulusevski has drawn comparison with Arjen Robben due to his playing style.
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Some Arsenal fans have urged the club to sign Red Bull Salzburg attacker Karim Adeyemi who has been one of the best young players on the European football scene this season.

Adeyemi posted an update from the Champions League win over German side VFL Wolfsburg on matchday three via his Twitter handle and Arsenal fans stormed the tweet to draw the attention of the club to his talents. A lot of the Arsenal fans want the club to sign the three-cap German national team player who models his game after Arjen Robben. Read more »


Ex-Premier League defender Micah Richards is certain that Liverpool talisman Mohamed Salah has surpassed the likes of Arjen Robben and Frank Ribery on the list of the best wide forwards in the history of the game, Richards talked about Arjen Robben and Frenchman Ribery in his column with the Daily Mail has he praised the quality that Salah has shown since the new Premier League campaign started in August.

Dutchman Arjen Robben and his French counterpart Ribery were seen as the best wide forwards in world football when they were at the peak of their powers at Bayern Munich in the German league but former Fiorentina and Manchester City defender Richards is of the opinion that Salah is operating at a level better than the one showed by those two players at the Allianz Arena. According to the retired England international, Salah has surpassed both Ribery and Robben. Read more »


Knowing Bayern Munich and the sort of astonishing quality and talent they have in their squad, only a few people would think that they can not win the UEFA Champions League title this season. But of course, it would take more than just their talent and squad quality for them to be able to be crowned the Champions of Europe but their former player, Arjen Robben, has revealed that the German Bundesliga giants have more than enough of everything that they need to clinch the prestigious title again this season. Chelsea are the current holders of the Champions League title and even though not a lot of people would have tipped them to win the trophy some months ago, they had the right mentality to conquer Europe.

Bayern Munich already have some fierce squad depth and despite having at least two quality players for every position in the squad, they still went ahead to do more transfer businesses this summer. After already announcing firmer RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann in the summer following the departure of their former boss Hansi Flick, the Bavarians have since completed the signing of two players from Leipzig as well. Read more »


Barcelona finally signed Memphis Depay as a free agent after several weeks of being locked in negotiations with the star forward. The Spanish La Liga giants, managed by Ronald Koeman, placed signing the former Manchester United winger as one of their priorities this summer and their fans have also expressed their excitement following the confirmation of his signing and unveiling. Depay finished last season as a Lyon player but he refused to sign a new contract extension as he insisted that he wanted to move to the next step in his career and signing for a club of Barcelona’s status was the perfect move he could not reject.

Depay was not Barcelona’s only signing this summer as the Catalan giants also completed a deal for Sergio Agüero after the striker ran out of his contract at Manchester City and was not offered a new contract. However, while Agüero is more of a short-term signing, Depay, a younger player, is seen as one that can represent the Blaugrana for a couple of years to come.
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The trend of former and veteran players commending and lauding the stars of the current generation has continued to soar and while the praise has been spreading across to a lot of players, they have been well-deserved. Just recently, former Chelsea midfield star Cesc Fabregas heaped huge praise on the Blues’ current star Mason Mount, and former Barcelona midfield maestro Andres Iniesta continued the trend by lauding Barcelona’s Pedri for his recent performances in a Barca shirt that earned him his first call-up to the Spanish national team.

And now, former Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has joined the train after recently praising Memphis Depay. Depay, a former Lyon star has been in a very bright form for the Netherlands in recent times and is seen as one of the Holland national team’s best players – if not the best – with his recent performances on the pitch in Dutch colors.
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Former Bayern Munich star Arjen Robben held an interview recently and he had a couple of things to say about his former employers. After failed spells at Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid and at English Premier League side Chelsea, Robben moved to Germany, joining Bayern Munich where he eventually put his career back on track and also won several titles as well. The winger came out of retirement to play for his former side Groningen in the Dutch Eredivisie for promotional reasons.

In the interview, the former Netherlands international attacker spoke about his time at Bayern Munich, how he managed to put his previous career problems behind him to make a strong comeback with the German Bundesliga giants, and he also talked about the club’s current crop of players and their chances of competing against the top and best teams across Europe.
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